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Weight loss. Taking eltroxin, asked to skip tablets. How dangerous is eltroxin overdose?

Doctor, I have been on Eltroxin(100mg) for last Two years. However, last year, I was asked to skip one tablet every weekend. I am loosing weight for the last one year. For last few weeks, all my friends are warning that am going down. The test results have been normal for last one year(thrice). How dangerous it is to use eltroxin overdose for few weeks? Thanks
Asked On : Fri, 22 Jun 2012
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Welcome to healthcaremagic.

If you are planning on taking extra dose of eltroxin for loosing weight it is a wrong idea, as eltroxin itself causes weight loss.

Do discuss with your treating doctor and plan on reducing the dose which may help you to gain weight.

Wish you good health.
Answered: Fri, 22 Jun 2012
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